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Carmakers On a Green Streak

This year, it's hybrids galore, large and small including the BMW X-3 Active Hybrid similar to that depicted below.

Published: 14-Jan-2006

OIT -- The automotive universe is expanding in all directions, particularly on the technology front.

That's the message from the Detroit show, where technical innovations span the gamut from the diminutive Subaru RE1 electric mini-car to the massive tri-fuelled Ford Super Chief.

By far the most prevalent technological direction, however, is the move toward more hybrid-electric vehicles — small and large.

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